Relaxation of Austerity Measures (2nd Wave of COVID19)

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch, Group T
Nabanna, Howrah- 711102
(E – 278443 )

No. 2391-F(Y) Dated, 10th June, 2022


In order to combat the second wave of the pandemic COVID19, some additional austerity measures were imposed in terms of FD Memo No. 1971-F(Y) dated 30.06.2021 on certain types of procurement including procurement of computer and IT related accessories.

Now, in relaxation to FD Memo No. 1971-F(Y) dated 30.06.2021, it is ordered that, procurement of Computers and IT related accessories up to Rs. 5.00 lakh for any office can be allowed by an Administrative Department subject to observance of the Delegation of Financial Power Rule, 1977 as amended vide FD Notification no. 4411-F(Y) dated 04.06.2015 and subsequent orders issued in this regard.

Further, the restrictions on withdrawal from GPF imposed in terms of FD Memo No. 1971-F(Y) dated 30.06.2021 is hereby dispensed with.

All other provisions of the order will remain unchanged.

This order is issued with immediate effect in the interest of public service.

Sd/- Shri Manoj Pant, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

No. 2391-F dated 10.06.2022, Source

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